<p>Youth Basketball<br />
CHAMP leagues for ages 5–18<br />
Winter Season: Dec – Feb 2022/2023<br />
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Youth Basketball
CHAMP leagues for ages 5–18
Winter Season: Dec – Feb 2022/2023


Youth Basketball

CHAMP Basketball Season: December – February 2022/23

  • Registration Opens: TBA
  • Practices Begin: TBA
  • Opening Game Day: TBA
  • Season Ends: TBA
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    Ages 5–11 Leagues

    Ages 5–11 Basketball Leagues

    Age Divisions:
    5-6 Coed: 5v5; 10 players on a team
    7-8 Girls / 7-8 Boys: 5v5; 10 players on a team
    9-11 Girls / 9-11 Boys: 5v5; 10 players on a team

    Players will learn basketball fundamentals, skills and drills, and valuable lessons from the Bible. Teams practice one evening per week for one hour and play one game each Saturday. Practices and game times vary by age division. (Practice night preference can be selected through online registration.)

    Practices and games for ages 5–11 will take place in the CLC Gym. Be sure to register early, as spots are limited, and this program fills quickly!

    Registration for Winter 2022 opening soon!

    Cost: $130



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    U15 & U19 Leagues

    U15 / U19 Basketball Leagues

    Age Divisions:
    U15 Girls / U15 Boys: 5v5; 10 players to a team (ages 12–14)
    U19 Girls / U19 Boys: 5v5; 10 players to a team (ages 15–18)

    Join the excitement as CHAMP teams square off against other local area church teams. CHAMP U15/U19 teams play in the PBFLYBL (Playbook For Life Youth Basketball League). Teams practice one evening per week. Games are held on Saturdays at various times. (Practice night preference can be selected through online registration.)

    All practices for U15 / U19 programs will take place in the CLC Gym. Games are played in the CLC Gym and other community church locations throughout Charlotte. Players currently rostered on their middle or high school team are ineligible for U15/U19 rec basketball.

    Cost: $150



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    Basketball FAQs
    Location, Uniforms, & Weather


    Most CHAMP basketball programs meet in the Calvary Life Center (CLC) gym for practices and games. Middle School and High School teams practice at Calvary in the CLC gym and play some games off campus.


    Purchased uniforms will be distributed by coaches at the first practcie. The basketball uniform consists of a reversible jersey and shorts.

    Account Credits

    Account credits will automatically be applied to Winter 2022 Basketball Season registrations at checkout.

    Basketball Size Chart 

     Ages 5-6  Size 4  25.5" circumference
     Ages 7-8 boys; 7-18 girls  Size 6  28.5" circumference
     Ages 9-18 boys  Size 7  29.5" circumference


    Players should bring their own water bottle labeled with their name.

    Team Snacks

    Team Snacks will be distributed in designated areas only.

    Weather Updates

    CHAMP's website and the CHAMP Weather Hotline (704-341-5473) have up-to-date information in case of inclement weather. Both are updated each weekday by 3:00 PM and on Saturdays by 7:30 AM.


    All CHAMP coaches are volunteers who desire to make a difference for Jesus in the lives of our players.

    Team Assignments

    Team assignments / rosters are available through the online registration system within one week of the start of the season. The CHAMP office will send an email notification to all the coaches and parents when team rosters are available online.

    For more specific information, see the details for your sport and age division or contact the CHAMP office at 704.341.5387 or champ@calvarychurch.com.


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    Basketball Season
    Winter 2022

    1. Parents must check self and player(s) for any signs of illness before arriving to any CHAMP event. If you or anyone in your household have a raised temperature or any other symptoms of illness, you should not attend any CHAMP events. 
    2. If you or anyone in your household has been exposed to COVID-19 or tested positive for COVID-19 in the past two weeks, do NOT attend any CHAMP event until after at least a five-day quarantine period has been observed. Please contact Kelly Lamb with the details of your situation. It is our goal to promote health and safety for everyone involved in CHAMP programs.
    3. In accordance with current Mecklenburg County Health Official guidance, masks must be worn at all time by staff, referees, coaches, spectators, and players. (This is subject to change as new guidance by health officials.) Facemasks will be provided if needed as you enter the building.
    4. Currently, we recommend one spectator per player to ensure that everyone can spread out in the bleachers.
    5. Hand sanitizer should be applied upon arrival and used regularly during activities. Coaches will be equipped to provide hand sanitizer to those who need it.
    6. Please help us by departing quickly after your program has ended.
    7. For more information about prevention and safety regarding COVID-19, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/need-to-know.html .
    8. If anyone on a particular team contracts COVID-19 or is thought to have contracted COVID-19, the members of the team will be notified and the team will not meet for at least a five-day period in order to observe a period of quarantine.